Iran’s coverage: FM Zarif urges updating long-term cooperation document of Iran, Russia

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:


Zarif receives head of Russian Duma’s Foreign Affairs Cmte

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with Chairman of the Russian Duma’s Foreign Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky.


President Rouhani says enemy seeks to disturb Iran’s decision-making system

President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the main goal behind the economic war of attrition imposed on the Iranian nation is to cause turbulence in the country’s decision-making system.


US must be held accountable for harboring terrorists

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that the US must be held accountable for harboring terrorists.


Zarif urges boost to Iran-Croatia ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif congratulated his Croatian counterpart on re-appointment for a new term, hoping for the promotion of relations between Tehran and Zagreb in various fields.


Iran’s Army, vice-presidency for science Ink MoU

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Army and the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on scientific and research cooperation in such fields as air, sea, land and space defense.


Official: COVID-19 kills 208 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 208 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 17,190.


Zarif urges US, Europe to cease harboring terrorists

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lambasted the US and Europe for supporting terrorists, who promote hatred from their safe havens in the West.


Iran backs Afghan peace process

President Hassan Rouhani expressed Iran’s support for the peace process in Afghanistan under the guidance of the Kabul government, hoping that the intra-Afghan negotiations would yield results with the inclusion of all Afghan groups.


Iran favors stability in region, honoring commitments: President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the country’s resolve to ensure full stability across the region, saying while Tehran has fully honored its commitments, the US is pushing for new plots.